Driving along the bypass, tourists could be forgiven for seeing no further than the pleasant bungalows which mark the edge of this expanding market town. Bruno O'Donoghue Parish histories and place names of West Cork. Tax records The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. Joseph Albert Gillmore born 1787 Co. Dublin City Coat Of Arms, with The Great Mace 1665 and the Great Civic Sword 1390s bottom right. The Graves It is interesting that not all the graves in the Old Churchyard belong to people who lived in Ballymoney. John These Irish passenger lists and more can be found in D.
Records Cemeteries Add references to indexes to gravestones or monumental inscriptions. However, we are lucky in the Ballymoney area as some of the church records go back to the 1700s. David Dickson Old world colony : Cork and South Munster 1630-1830 Cork Cork University Press 2005 National Library of Ireland 726 p. Censuses for 1901 and 1911 are available. Binnions, Edward, Prospect Doyne, J. I also would love to get more information on our relatives in Ireland and hear their stories. Too late for me to buy book as I will be in Ballymoney on either 7th, 8th or 9th April.
The register has been published by the Representative Church Body Library. I notice, though, that the books covering the Graveyard is out of stock. I am decended from the marriage with Sarah Workman. I believe his wife Susan would be buried with him. Cole 1693 , James Bashon 1694 , William Fletcher 1746 , Laurence Grace 1768 and Lindsay Hall 1777. The Belfast Newsletter, an Irish newspaper that began publication in Belfast in 1737 and continues in business until this day, has good claim to being the oldest continually-published English-language newspaper.
The Thomas Scott in Drumreagh that she mentioned is from my Scott family, and I have just located his greatgrandson. For a list of some of the more common forename abbreviations used in the directory, see. A tunnel under the town It has always been assumed that there was an extensive tunnel that ran beneath the town of Ballymoney. The bearer hereof, Thomas Wallace, has lived in this congregation, from his infancy to the date hereof, and has always behaved soberly and honetly, and is now free from all public scandal known to this session, is certified by Robert Higginbotham Coleraine, May 9, 1726. I also have two other third great grandfathers from Northern Ireland.
If so, how to I contact her to purchase. It is unclear what function the gate served, if only to hinder pursuit through the tunnel. Convicts transported to Australia in the first half of the 19th Century numbered approximately 40,000. Jeremiah O'Mahony West Cork and its story Tralee Kerryman 1961 National Library of Ireland 1A 3496 288 p Jeremiah O'Mahony West Cork parish histories and place-names Tralee Kerryman 1959 National Library of Ireland Ir 94145 o 12 Ir 94145 o 12 D. Can payment be made using a visa electron card? Any information would be appreciated thanks. This is the 1700s, almost synonymous with the 18th century. Please use the linking feature only for genealogical material otherwise your query may be deleted.
Thank you for any assistance you may be able to give. It is hoped that, having had the opportunity to research their ancestry on-line, more and more people will be encouraged to come to the Borough of Ballymoney and walk in the footsteps of their ancestors. There may have also been a cousin, Robert Johnston who probably changed his name to Johnson who was married to a Mary McClure. In it is situated a great natural curiosity called the Giant's Causeway, consisting of lofty pillars of basalts, all of angular shapes. My family came to Dunaverney to approximately 100 acres. At this point in history, the population of the area was expanding fast with Scottish settlers establishing the new town which became the Ballymoney of today.
Thanking you in advance for any help you may be able to give me. Thom 1864 National Library of Ireland Ir 27414 b 4 3 vols. Do you have any more information on him or his sister? It is unique in that most of the burials are Presbyterians or Reformed Presbyterians. It was assumed to be a sewer, and therefore not fully excavated, although Mr. By no stretch of the imagination could the Battle of the Big Cross, which took place on June 19th, 1798, on the old road from Shannonvale to Ballinascarthy, be described as major military engagement. There was an attempt to close the graveyard for any further burials in 1938, but this created some dispute and the last known burial was in 1975.
She decided to publish her research with the hope that she could help others looking for their Ballymoney ancestors. And excellent photographs as well! The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of Ballymoney. I have been searching for a very long time to make these connections. Church records Read general information about. A redemptioner is an immigrant, generally from the 18th or 19th century, that gained passage to America by selling themselves as an indentured servant. Do you take visitors on tours of the area? Would love to purchase your book when in Ballymoney.